New Zealand

Queenstown

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The self-described ‘adventure capital of the world’, Queenstown is a playground for adrenaline junkies. Famously the birthplace of bungy jumping, you can also try zip lining, heli-skiing and any other number of activities that will get your pulse racing. However, if you’re after something less strenuous, it’s worth noting that Queenstown also has excellent vineyards and an exciting food scene.

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Complete New Zealand

Explore everything New Zealand has to offer
Approx. 20 days
Auckland (1 days) → Coromandel (2) → Rotorua (2) → Lake Taupo (2) → Wellington (2) → Kaikoura (1) → Christchurch (1) → Lake Tekapo (1) → Queenstown (2) → Wanaka (2) → Franz Josef Glacier (2) → Christchurch (2)
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Southern Experience

Adventures on New Zealand’s South Island
Approx. 10 days
Christchurch (1 days) → Lake Tekapo (1) → Queenstown (2) → Wanaka (2) → Franz Josef Glacier (2) → Christchurch (2)
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Things to do in Queenstown

Our recommended experiences and activities

Skydive high above the Glenorchy mountain range
Queenstown

Skydive high above the Glenorchy mountain range

The blue lakes and snow-capped mountains in and around Glenorchy are so stunning that they were used as locations for The Lord of the Rings films, and, for those who dare, skydiving is an incredible way to take in this amazing scenery.

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